Self-Leveler

PROJECT PROFILE ON RETAIL STORE IN PITTSBURGH, PA

One of the most popular things to do in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is to shop, so when a brand new shopping store was in the the works, it was important to make sure everything was done perfectly.  One aspect that needed to be perfected was flat and leveled floors.  After doing some research on self levelers, a decision…

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NAFCD Annual Convention

NAFCD Annual Convention November 1-3 Hyatt Regency Chicago Chicago, Illinois Dependable, LLC booth # 725   This event is the optimal investment in the success of your business. At the convention you have access to top distributors, manufacturers and service providers to establish new relationships, enhance your business strategy with insights from recognized business experts,…

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“Subfloor Preparation Problems, Part 1: Asbestos, Cutback and Moisture Concerns

“Subfloor preparation is quite possibly the most important step – the foundational, starting step –of any installation, yet it’s also often performed incorrectly or not done at all. As we here at FCI hear time and time again, “The flooring is only as good as what’s beneath it,” and that extends to the subfloor and how it…

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“Things to Do So Your Installation Does Not Fail!”

“Tile contractors and installers are in business to perform a service and make money. The service is tile installation. The profit is to sustain the business and pay employees, distributors, and state and federal taxes. Job failures cost money, hurt your company’s image, and take time away from performing other work…” “… Our industy standards…

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“Q&As: Janka Explained, Self-Leveling Underlayment, & Testing Slabs”

“…Can I pour a self-leveling underlayment over an existing ceramic floor and then glue down a wood floor over it?”   “…Yes, there are new products on the market today that can be poured directly over just about any type of subfloor, including rubber, VCT, vinyl, ceramic, cut-back adhesive, gypsum concrete, plywood, OSB and more.…

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“Underlayments — So Many Choices”

“The extremely fast-paced schedules of today’s jobsites demand products that can fix floor surfaces quickly, efficiently and in a cost-effective fashion. These surface coatings are sometimes called on to correct extreme variations in plane — while drying quickly and ready to receive tile in short order. Self-levelers or SLUs, as they are known, meet these…

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